Oxford International Pathway Centres University of Central Lancashire

Experience the vibrant tapestry of innovation, diversity, and academic excellence at the University of Central Lancashire.

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Discover University of Central Lancashire This University is the top university in the UK for developing spinout businesses.*

Dive into the captivating world of academic brilliance, cultural diversity, and groundbreaking innovation at the University of Central Lancashire. Embark on a journey where vibrant campus life meets pioneering research, igniting your passion for learning and shaping a brighter future.

University of the year by the Edufuturists Uprising 2023
affordable university in the UK by The Times 2023

Search for courses Over 500 degrees available to our students

Begin your journey to study at a top university in the UK with our courses. Find out what degrees you can study today and start working towards your career dreams.

Campus and Facilities Discover your campus

Located in the heart of Preston, voted one of the best student cities in the UK

Campus - Key Information

  • The University of Central Lancashire has a large and diverse network of over 42,000 students and staff.
  • The primary Preston Campus sits centrally within the city, mere minutes from its bustling shopping district, attractions, and nightlife. Hosting a diverse international cohort exceeding 27,000 students and staff, it fosters a vibrant community.
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Sport and wellness

Did you know that the University provides an on-campus gym at our Preston campus? Moreover, our Students’ Union offers over 35 different sports clubs, with opportunities for competitive play in the BUCS league.


The Students’ Union serves as the focal point of campus life, hosting over 70 clubs and societies ranging from Chess Club to Tae Kwon Do. Our Students’ Union also provides volunteering opportunities for engagement.

The Oxford International Advantage Your pathway to University starts at here

The Oxford International Pathway Centres offer International students wanting to study abroad in the UK a range of courses designed to help them achieve the necessary English language and Academic requirements to enrol at university level.

Individual support

Our small class sizes ensure you are given the individual attention and personalised support required to thrive in your studies.

Progression support

Once you've successfully complete your pathway course with us, our team will support you to progress to one of our partner universities across the UK.

Start your path to university today

Apply now to one of our centres or reach out to our team for more information.